[Interest] QtPdf from Qt open source online installer

Benjamin TERRIER b.terrier at gmail.com
Tue Oct 20 17:09:28 CEST 2020

On Mon, 19 Oct 2020 at 20:54, Jason H <jhihn at gmx.com> wrote:

> There's some license shenanegans going on.
> https://www.qt.io/blog/change-in-open-source-licensing-of-qt-wayland-compositor-qt-application-manager-and-qt-pdf
> However there was a later update:
> https://lists.qt-project.org/pipermail/development/2020-January/038457.html
> So I don't know why it was not included.
> It seems that some people (myself included) objected to commericalizing a
> module that was based on a open source engine to start with.

Yes, I've seen the discussions about the license, but I thought it was

Given that The Qt Company is selling the QtPdf module under a commercial
license on the marketplace I was thinking that
they remove the QtPdf artefacts from the QtWebEngine packages. That would
make sense for commercial users.

However, for open source users it looks like a bug in the installer.
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